Sister Margaret A. Farley, R.S.M., Ph.D. is an ethicist and retired professor who taught Christian ethics at Yale Divinity School from 1971 to 2007.
A member of the Sisters of Mercy, Farley is the first woman appointed to serve full-time on the Yale School board, along with Henri Nouwen as its first Catholic faculty members. She is a past president of Catholic Theological Society of America.
Her controversial book, Just Love (2006) brought criticism and censure from the Holy See, specifically the Congregation of the Doctrine of the Faith for moral views which oppose the teachings of the Roman Catholic Church, but her book and views has received both support and endorsement from the Leadership Conference of Women Religious and the Catholic Theological Society of America.
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